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Reimagining Citizenship: The politics of India’s amended citizenship laws.

Posted on 18 June 2020

Dr. Indrajit Roy awarded AHRC funding

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Dr. Indrajit Roy has been awarded AHRC funding for his very exciting and novel project "Reimagining Citizenship: The politics of India‚Äôs amended citizenship laws".  
A collaboration with academics, activists, film-makers and poets in India, the project aims to research the emergent reimaginations of citizenship in India in the context of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) enacted recently. It draws on arts and humanities research that have distinctively advanced our understandings of the ways in which people reimagine citizenship.   The project will be implemented in collaboration with public intellectuals, film-makers, academics, activists, and poets in India and the UK. 
 
Co-investigators include Dr. Harsh ManderMs. Natasha BadhwarProfessor Mujibur RehmanDr. K Ravi RamanDr. Mohsin Alam, and Mr. Abdul Kalam Azad as well as a team of postdoctoral researchers using digital ethnographies, emotional testimonies, and transformative story-telling.